Cities and Cultures MRes

Course Introduction

Alongside the focus on the cultural geographies of cities, this programme develops social science research skills and methods appropriate for further study in this field.

* A pre-doctoral training programme taught in conjunction with the London Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (LISS DTP)

* This MRes is an approved pathway for ESRC funding, enabling students to apply for ESRC 1+3 funding to cover the MRes and a PhD

* Examine innovative approaches to cities and urban life that make the most of our location in London

* Draw upon the School of Geography?s strong connections with museums and artists

* Study within The City Centre, our dedicated centre for collaborative research and related activities that are focused on the city and urban life

Facilities

Geospatial analysis, remote sensing and environmental modelling software and computing facilities

Field equipment and laboratory facilities to analyse environmental samples, the River Laboratory, a micromorphology and micropalaeontology suite and a luminescence dating laboratory

Learning resources and libraries at Queen Mary, the University of London and other collections such as the British Library

Career paths

Our students have gone on to undertake careers in the cultural and urban sectors. They have also gone on to further study, supported by the London Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (LISS DTP). This programme prepares you for further research through its distinctive emphasis on urban practices and on creative collaborations between geographers, artists and curators.

Start Date

EXPECTED SEP-2019. EXPECTED SEP-2019.

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £9,950 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £9,950 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £18,000 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £5,000 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £5,000 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £9,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications Required

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have a 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in a relevant subject.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have a 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in a relevant subject; Students need 7.0 overall including 6.5 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. TOEFL: 100 overall including 24 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking.
  • IELTS score: 7